Rinca Island, Komodo National Park

Rinca Island, Komodo National Park
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Rinca is an island located in Komodo National Park. It is an island where the world's largest lizard is found. On Rinca Island, there are over 1000 Komodo Dragons are inhabitant.

There are also other wildlife inhabitants on the island. Deer, wild pigs, buffalo, snakes, and birds are also found on the island. Besides the wildlife, the island has a beautiful view, savannah, and a white sand beach.

What to Experience on Rinca Island?

Rinca Island is home to Komodo Dragons and other wildlife. It is one of the recommended islands to spot Komodo dragons. The island also has a beautiful landscape.

The following are things to experience on the Island:
  • Trek on the island to find Komodo Dragons and other wildlife. You will trek for about 1 hour, seeking for Komodo Dragons and other wildlife.
  • Enjoy a beautiful view of the island. Trek to the top of the island and experience the spectacular view of the island's surroundings.
  • Experience the local life. Visit Rinca village and experience the history of people who live together with the Komodo Dragons.
  • Enjoy the beautiful white sand beach, take a walk, and relax.

On Komodo Island tours from Labuan Bajo, there will be some tour packages that offer a visit to Rinca Island. The tour will include a visit to the other islands or places around the Komodo National Park.

Getting There

The only best way to get to Rinca Island is by boat tour from Labuan Bajo. There are several Komodo island boat tours from Labuan Bajo which is regularly running a tour to Komodo.

The Komodo Island shared boat tours offer a departure every Friday, once a week. Meanwhile, the private Komodo Island tours offer a daily departure. The private tour will allow you to manage your own time to explore the National Park.

Labuan Bajo is a small town where you can start a boat tour to Rinca and other islands around Komodo. This small town has restaurants and accommodation which is spread around the town. It is recommended that you need to stay overnight in Labuan Bajo before starting a Komodo tour.

Is there any hotel or restaurant in Rinca?

No, there are no restaurants and hotels on the Island. Warung and Kios (small shops) are found on the island. It is due to the island being inhabited by the Komodo Dragons.

If you plan to visit Rinca Island, all you need to do is make a booking for a Tour Komodo in advance. And then searching for an accommodation or hotel in Labuan Bajo.

The Komodo boat tour package will provide meals during the trip. You will have breakfast, lunch, and dinner on the boat. For a day tour package, the boat will provide a lunch box.

The Rinca island is a developed tourism in the area of Komodo National Park. There are quite good facilities provided by the Indonesian government to support its tourism. You can enjoy walking and trekking on the island to see Komodo and other wildlife.

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